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Rye Pottery (Pottery)


Earthenware with applied moulded decoration in the form of a spray of hops, under green lead (?) glaze.

Earthenware with applied moulded decoration under green lead (?) glaze. Tall slender ovoid body with turned base, expanding towards the rim which is pinched at the front to form a lip; twisted handle applied on a slant at right angles to the lip. A spray of hops twines round the body from the top of the handle at the front almost to its lower end at the back. The neck is incised 'J.W.L. Glaisher 1899.'


History note: Made for the testator

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rye ⪼ Sussex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


Late 19th Century
Production date: AD 1899 : dated

School or Style

Art Pottery

Components of the work

Body Decoration

Materials used in production

green Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sussex Ware/F.Mitchell/Rye Pottery/1899
  • Location: In base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: J.W.L. Glaisher 1899
  • Location: On neck
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38A-1928
Primary reference Number: 74752
Old object number: 1058
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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